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Danny Lyon 
Ruleville, Mississippi. The Mississippi Freedom Democratic party was created in 1964 as an alternative to the regular state parties, from which blacks were excluded. 
[Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement] 
1964 
  
Gelatin silver print 
11 x 14 ins / 16 x 20 ins 
  
Etherton Gallery 
 
LL/60823 
  
Ruleville, Mississippi. The Mississippi Freedom Democratic party was created in 1964 as an alternative to the regular state parties, from which blacks were excluded. Eighty thousand people joined. Here people vote in Mississippi, most for the first time in their lives.
 
This photograph was included in the exhibition "Danny Lyon: Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement" (Etherton Gallery, February 4 March 15, 2014) 
 

 
  
 
  
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